How to Recover Photos/Contacts/Messages and Other Files from Locked Android Phone

If you get your Android phone locked and want to rescue files from locked Android phone quickly and easily, you have come to the right place. Check this guide and you’ll get an easy way to recover data from locked Android phone.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Feb. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2018
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Lots of Android users in the demand for rescuing files from Android locked phone or tablet but don’t know how to make it, do you also fixing this annoying issue? When your Android phone or tablets be permanently locked and you forget the password completely, the first thing comes to your mind must be removing the lock screen. Then, you can access and recover data from locked Android phone.

Actually, there are many ways for unlocking an Android phone, but most of them have limits. Some of them may cause data loss such as using Factory Reset, some of them may only applying for special Android modes such as Samsung, and some of them may need complicated steps, etc. So, if you prefer to use an easy way to recover photos, contacts, messages and more files from your locked Android phone without losing any data, PhoneRescue is your best choice.

PhoneRescue is a professional Android & iOS data recovery, which has helped millions of users get their lost or deleted data back. PhoneRescue for Android is definitely designed for Android users, you can use it to remove locked Android screen at first, then rescue files without effort. More than anything, it’s 100% clean and safe, won’t cause any data loss, and supports all Android phones and tablets.

How to Rescue Files from Locked Android Phone with an Easy Way

Now, download PhoneRescue for Android and follow steps below to recover photos, contacts, messages, and more files from locked Android phone.

Part 1 Unlock the Locked Android Phone

Step 1 Install and launch PhoneRescue for Android on your Mac or PC computer > Connect your Android device to the computer with USB cable > Select Lock Screen Removal.

Unlock the Locked Android Phone with PhoneRescue for Android - Step 1

Unlock the Locked Android Phone with PhoneRescue for Android – Step 1

Before unlocking the locked Android phone, you need to root your Android device in advance, it won’t cause any data loss and very easy to make it.

Step 2 Click Start Unlock button.

Unlock the Locked Android Phone with PhoneRescue for Android - Step 2

Unlock the Locked Android Phone with PhoneRescue for Android – Step 2

Step 3 PhoneRescue for Android will analyze your device database thoroughly. It will remove the screen lock immediately till remove the screen lock successfully.

Unlock the Locked Android Phone with PhoneRescue for Android - Step 3

Unlock the Locked Android Phone with PhoneRescue for Android – Step 3

After that, your device will restart automatically. Now, your locked Android phone can be accessed without inputting a password. And you can recover data from locked Android phone following the next part.

Part 2 Rescue Files from Locked Android Phone

Step 1 Go back to the Data Recovery interface, select the types of files you want to recover and click on Next.

Rescue Files from Locked Android Phone - Step 1

Rescue Files from Locked Android Phone – Step 1

Step 2 Preview and choose the data you want to recover and click the Recover button at the lower right corner of the screen.

Recover Photos from Locked Android Phone - Step 2

Recover Photos from Locked Android Phone – Step 2

The Bottom Line

As you can see from above, with PhoneRescue for Android, you can easily rescue files from locked Android phone without effort, including Photos, Contacts, Messages, Call logs, Videos and more. Easy-to-use, and 100% recovery. Why not download PhoneRescue for Android to have a try >

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, use Apple products for years, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of Apple related problems.

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